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Piaget Polo 79: Coming Together of Creativity and Craftsmanship  

Piaget, founded in 1874, embodies a legacy of daring creativity. Originating in La Côte-aux-Fées, the brand pioneered high-precision movements, notably introducing ultra-thin designs in the late 1950s. With a strong emphasis on creativity and craftsmanship, Piaget continues to innovate, transforming gold, stones, and gems into stunning works of art. Its iconic collections, including Altiplano, Piaget Polo, Limelight Gala, and others, reflect a commitment to excellence and daring innovation.

In 1979, Piaget unveiled a timepiece capturing the essence of the 1980s, now reimagined for the Maison’s 150th anniversary. Recognizing changing lifestyles, the manufacture responded to clientele seeking elegance in sports. Yves Piaget introduced the Piaget Polo, blending luxury with functionality, featuring waterproof and shockproof qualities.

The Piaget Polo, generally distinguished itself from other sports watches by its innovative design, seamlessly blending the timekeeper and bracelet for a cohesive look. The new Piaget Polo ‘79 (IN GOLD ONLY), formed by alternating Polished Gadroon and Brushed block links, flows seamlessly from the bracelet to the case and dial. Crafted with precision in Piaget’s workshops, the bracelet embraced the wrist like a second skin, appears as if sculpted from a single piece of Gold.

Driven by Piaget’s expertise in ultra-thin movements, the Polo features a mechanical caliber, ensuring a sleek profile on the wrist. The Piaget Polo ’79 pays homage to the original design, enhanced with subtle updates to align with contemporary tastes. Featuring the ultra-thin 1200P1 in-house self-winding caliber that can be admired through the crystal back of a case and an enlarged 38mm case, the Polo ’79 retains the timeless allure that captivated the jet set 45 years ago. With its blend of sports functionality and refined elegance, Piaget’s Polo ’79 remains a beacon of sophistication for those in the know.

Piaget timepieces are available at Art of Time, Mumbai.

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